tv Connecticut Gubernatorial Debate CSPAN September 7, 2014 1:55pm-1:57pm EDT
on that note, under the heading of best character count, let me start with this question here. governor, you have suggested in the past that ambassador foley has not always been truthful. ambassador foley, you have suggested that the appearance of unethical behavior on the part of the governor. here is the first question. governor, do you believe ambassador foley is dishonest? ambassador foley, do you believe the governor is unethical? who wants to go first? [laughter] >> governor, do you want to take that? >> you know, i think that records are important, what people have done in the past in their professional or political lives is important. i think ultimately, the constituency, voters decide what is most important. i think you know what happens in the future based on what people have done in the past. i think lots of things get commented on.
in connecticut, we are making progress. we are moving forward. we should be proud of that. i'm proud to talk about connecticut in very strong fashion about how far we have come and how far we have yet to go, but people will make predictions based on tom's record and my record, and i suppose it will be discussed. >> ambassador foley. >> it's extremely important, both truthfulness and integrity, which is related to ethics. the governor of any state, but the governor of connecticut is the single most important person having an impact on the people's lives in the state. and so, it is critical to that role and to leadership that that be a person who is trusted both in what they say, that what they say is factual, that what they say doesn't misrepre t